Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Virtual Automobile Camera

How many times have you wished to be able to have a bird's eye view or 3rd person view for your vehicle just as you have in a video game?

Well, according to Fujitsu you won't have to wait much longer.

Current vehicle cameras often provide wide-angle camera views that aren't easy to interpret:

Sure, vehicle manufacturers have been working on it, using multiple cameras to provide a "stitched" bird's eye view that is easier to understand:

However, this Fujitsu system is even better, because it creates a 3D surround environment allowing an infinite number of viewpoints, depending on the situation:

If more and more people already spend most of their time looking to their GPS navigation screens inside, I wonde how it will be when this system gets out...

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